We describe the structure and implementation of the yearlong Externship experience associated with the Mathematics Specialist program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech). We discuss the assignments and experiences included in the Externship, the alignment of those experiences with the job description developed by the Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition Task Force, and teacher comments on the effectiveness of their Externship experiences .
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Kreye, B. and Wilkins, J. L. M.
"Providing Real-World Experiences: the Virginia Tech Externship for Mathematics Specialists,"
Journal of Mathematics and Science: Collaborative Explorations: Vol. 12
, Article 13.
Available at: https://scholarscompass.vcu.edu/jmsce_vamsc/vol12/iss1/13